09.04.2021
How Portugal Went from Far-right Immunity to Fertile Ground for Populists

Until 2019, Portugal seemed unaffected by the right-wing populism on the rise elsewhere in Europe. But with a far-right candidate reaching third place in the January 2021 presidential election, what explains this shift and how can progressive forces provide a compelling alternative?

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30.11.2020
How Orbán Exploited a Pandemic

The Hungarian government has attempted to exploit the pandemic for its own ends – at great cost to the population.

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30.11.2020
The Mask Slips: Rights Under Attack in Poland

From attacking social partners to women’s rights, Covid-19 has been a catalyst for Law and Justice’s autocratic tendencies.

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30.11.2020
Three Responses to the Crisis

While the pandemic has exposed different systems of governance, it offers compelling reasons to revive the welfare state.

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11.09.2020
Nature Through the Lenses of a Fossil-Soaked Far Right

Reflections from a landmark conference at Lund University which examined the political ecology of the far right, and why progressives must be awake to this.

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11.09.2020
Rally Around the Flag? The Far-Right Response to Covid-19

AfD, the Lega and the Swedish Democrats have all struggled to find a message amid the pandemic. However, things might be changing.

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06.05.2020
Populism and the Legacy of Transition in Eastern Europe

Thirty years after Eastern European states began their transition out of socialism, the outcomes of the process are still contested.

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11.03.2020
The Carbon Divide: The Material Basis of Polarisation

Far-right populism and green politics are now rivals in opposite corners of a polarised political ring.

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27.01.2020
Making Russia First Again

The Kremlin is inclined to leave Europeans with no alternative but to reset a strategic dialogue. To achieve this Moscow will have to use a variety of its assets.

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25.11.2019
Economic and Social Rights Are Not Egalitarian

Human rights and neoliberalism both rose to prominence in the last decades of the 20th century, but what is the relationship between the two?

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